Today's Gallery (2021.12.18)

Children enjoying a game of cricket even though garbage and waste is piled up all around them near the capital’s Lalbagh Beribadh road. People of the surrounding areas dump waste here and, finding no other open spaces for recreation, the children took it upon themselves to clear the area needed for a cricket pitch. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
A boy holds a basket while his father pours the surplus chinigura paddy into it so that they can take it home for their family. This type of paddy is used to make pilaf rice, a delicacy prepared for special occasions all over the country. The photo was taken at Char Aicha village of Barishal Sadar upazila yesterday. Photo: Titu Das
Shoppers looking at sweaters, jackets and other winter wear at the Friday market in the capital’s Motijheel. As the mercury continues to drop, the demand for winter clothes has been rising. Photo: Palash Khan
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her younger sister Sheikh Rehana offer prayers at the graves of the martyred family members of the Father of the Nation at the capital’s Banani graveyard yesterday. They visited the graveyard on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the country’s Victory Day and Mujib Borsho. Photo: PID